7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Hernandez was Argentina's star player when they finished third in the 2007 tournament in France.
Argentina, who still have several of their stand-outs from the 2007 World Cup squad in the form of veteran hooker Mario Ledesma, who will join the coaching staff at Stade Francais following the World Cup, as well as another new Stade recruit, Felipe Contepomi, who is now likely to captain the Pumas in New Zealand.
Argentina begin their campaign on 10 September against 2003 champions England. They go on to play Romania, Scotland and Georgia in the pool stages.